From 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 7 in Sage 4711, Professor Yury Yatsynovich will present "Structural Shifts in Employment: Final Demand vs. Input-output Loop."
(For some 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web (more about the veracity of that milestone below). In this post, Rensselaer professor James Hendler answers some questions about the evolution of the web in its first 25 years, and what we can expect in the next quarter century. Hendler, one of the originators of the Semantic Web, is the director of the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA) — a campus wide institute that supports data-centric, interdisciplinary activities — and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at Rensselaer.)
How has the World Wide Web changed since it was first conceived?
In 25 years of the web, what we’ve really seen is that we’ve gone through several different stages. In the early days, researchers saw the web as a very active place, but a lot of the companies thought it would be like TV, they would own the content, we would use their web browser and just look at things. But, from the very beginning, it’s been clear that people wanted to write, they wanted...
In this recent memo, Vice President for Human Resources Curtis Powell is pleased to announce an exciting new Financial Wellness program, provided in partnership with Fidelity Investments, to participants and their families.
While Rensselaer celebrated its largest class in history earlier this fall, it also marked another important milestone. For the first time in the Institute's almost 200-year history, there are more than 1,000 women enrolled in the School of Engineering's undergraduate programs. In an article in the November 28, 2016, issue of the Albany Business Review, Rensselaer School of Engineering Dean Shekhar Garde said that the young women represent approximately 30 percent of the student body in engineering. Nationally, the average percentage of women enrolled in university engineering programs is about 21 percent.
Deep Listening is a creative, meditative practice developed by one of America’s most important composers of the 20th and 21st century, Pauline Oliveros, who served as distinguished research professor of music at Rensselaer and who passed away on November 24.